The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 694 807 749
Rank change year-on-year
+113 -58
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 187 96 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.088% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 159 79 72
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £34,700 £35,100
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £65,500 £72,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
OWASP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88161 90095 81343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 85.06% 82.88% 81.70%
Number of salaries quoted 73560 72570 67236
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in England

OWASP
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the England region.

OWASP Salary Trend in England

OWASP
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OWASP across the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

OWASP Salary Histogram in England

OWASP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +41 79 £55,000 - 12
South East +28 38 £60,000 +33.33% 5
North West +6 17 £40,500 +1.25% 3
East Midlands +15 14 £72,500 +76.82% 1
West Midlands -1 13 £55,000 -8.33% 2
East of England +12 12 £31,500 -40.00% 4
South West - 9 £60,000 - 4
Yorkshire +5 5 £32,500 -23.52% 4
OWASP
UK

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP.

1 159 (50.64%) Information Security
2 129 (41.08%) .NET
3 123 (39.17%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (36.94%) C#
5 103 (32.80%) SQL
6 100 (31.85%) Java
7 98 (31.21%) Finance
8 87 (27.71%) Penetration Testing
9 86 (27.39%) HTML
10 82 (26.11%) Cyber Security
11 75 (23.89%) Security Testing
11 75 (23.89%) Scrum
12 72 (22.93%) CISSP
13 71 (22.61%) PCI DSS
14 70 (22.29%) Degree
15 66 (21.02%) MVC
16 61 (19.43%) SQL Server
17 58 (18.47%) JavaScript
18 55 (17.52%) CSS
18 55 (17.52%) SOAP
19 53 (16.88%) Linux
20 51 (16.24%) QA
20 51 (16.24%) jQuery
21 49 (15.61%) Windows
22 45 (14.33%) TDD
23 43 (13.69%) Management Information System
23 43 (13.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
24 42 (13.38%) CISM
25 41 (13.06%) IIS
25 41 (13.06%) SQL Server 2008

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 41 (13.06%) IIS
2 25 (7.96%) Apache
3 16 (5.10%) WebLogic
4 10 (3.18%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.55%) JBoss
5 8 (2.55%) CMS
5 8 (2.55%) Apache Solr
6 6 (1.91%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.59%) Alfresco
7 5 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.27%) Node.js
8 4 (1.27%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.96%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.96%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.32%) CICS
10 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.32%) nginx
Applications
1 22 (7.01%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.50%) MS Office
3 4 (1.27%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.05%) Internet
2 16 (5.10%) Firewall
3 11 (3.50%) Wireless
4 9 (2.87%) Network Security
5 8 (2.55%) HTTP
6 7 (2.23%) HTTPS
7 4 (1.27%) SAN
7 4 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.96%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.96%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.64%) SSL
9 2 (0.64%) LDAP
9 2 (0.64%) LAN
9 2 (0.64%) WAN
10 1 (0.32%) Intranet
10 1 (0.32%) IPsec
10 1 (0.32%) SSH
10 1 (0.32%) SMS
10 1 (0.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (19.43%) SQL Server
2 41 (13.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (11.15%) Relational Database
4 31 (9.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 29 (9.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 23 (7.32%) MySQL
7 22 (7.01%) RDBMS
8 10 (3.18%) MongoDB
9 9 (2.87%) NoSQL
10 8 (2.55%) Big Data
11 7 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.27%) Redis
12 4 (1.27%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.27%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.64%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.64%) CouchDB
14 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (7.01%) Git (software)
2 20 (6.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (6.05%) Jenkins
4 13 (4.14%) Maven
5 11 (3.50%) Selenium
6 10 (3.18%) Metasploit
7 8 (2.55%) Ant
7 8 (2.55%) SoapUI
8 7 (2.23%) Cucumber
8 7 (2.23%) NUnit
9 6 (1.91%) Subversion
10 5 (1.59%) ReSharper
11 4 (1.27%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.27%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.96%) GitLab
12 3 (0.96%) JIRA
12 3 (0.96%) JMeter
13 2 (0.64%) Log4j
13 2 (0.64%) HttpUnit
13 2 (0.64%) JUnit
General
1 98 (31.21%) Finance
2 19 (6.05%) Banking
3 12 (3.82%) Financial Institution
4 9 (2.87%) Marketing
5 8 (2.55%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.91%) Retail
6 6 (1.91%) Legal
7 2 (0.64%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Advertising
8 1 (0.32%) Games
8 1 (0.32%) Electronics
8 1 (0.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 70 (22.29%) Developer
2 47 (14.97%) Tester
3 42 (13.38%) Consultant
3 42 (13.38%) Penetration Tester
4 39 (12.42%) Security Consultant
5 33 (10.51%) Security Specialist
6 29 (9.24%) Team Leader
7 26 (8.28%) Applications Specialist
7 26 (8.28%) Application Security Specialist
8 24 (7.64%) Security Manager
8 24 (7.64%) Analyst
9 22 (7.01%) .NET Developer
10 21 (6.69%) Security Engineer
11 20 (6.37%) .NET Team Leader
12 15 (4.78%) Software Developer
12 15 (4.78%) Web Developer
13 14 (4.46%) Security Analyst
14 13 (4.14%) ASP.NET Developer
14 13 (4.14%) Architect
14 13 (4.14%) Cyber Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (41.08%) .NET
2 86 (27.39%) HTML
3 55 (17.52%) CSS
3 55 (17.52%) SOAP
4 51 (16.24%) jQuery
5 40 (12.74%) ASP.NET
6 39 (12.42%) WCF
7 35 (11.15%) Spring
8 34 (10.83%) XML
9 33 (10.51%) .NET Framework
9 33 (10.51%) Web Services
9 33 (10.51%) RESTful
10 31 (9.87%) REST
11 26 (8.28%) JSON
12 24 (7.64%) Ajax
12 24 (7.64%) Struts
12 24 (7.64%) Entity Framework
12 24 (7.64%) AngularJS
13 21 (6.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (6.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.69%) Management Information System
2 30 (9.55%) Computer Science
3 22 (7.01%) Cryptography
4 20 (6.37%) Mobile App
4 20 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (5.41%) Data Centre
6 10 (3.18%) User Experience
6 10 (3.18%) Clustering
7 9 (2.87%) W3C
8 8 (2.55%) Semantic Web
9 7 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.23%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (1.91%) BYOD
10 6 (1.91%) Internet of Things
11 5 (1.59%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.27%) Graphic Design
12 4 (1.27%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.64%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.64%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 53 (16.88%) Linux
2 49 (15.61%) Windows
3 23 (7.32%) Android
4 22 (7.01%) UNIX
5 21 (6.69%) Apple iOS
6 16 (5.10%) Oracle Linux
7 9 (2.87%) Solaris
8 4 (1.27%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.32%) VMS
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (50.64%) Information Security
2 123 (39.17%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (27.71%) Penetration Testing
4 82 (26.11%) Cyber Security
5 75 (23.89%) Security Testing
5 75 (23.89%) Scrum
6 66 (21.02%) MVC
7 45 (14.33%) TDD
8 40 (12.74%) Mentoring
9 39 (12.42%) SDLC
10 36 (11.46%) Security Management
11 35 (11.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 34 (10.83%) Software Engineering
12 34 (10.83%) E-Commerce
13 31 (9.87%) RAD
14 30 (9.55%) ISMS
15 29 (9.24%) Project Management
15 29 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (8.60%) Information Security Management
17 24 (7.64%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 116 (36.94%) C#
2 103 (32.80%) SQL
3 100 (31.85%) Java
4 58 (18.47%) JavaScript
5 37 (11.78%) C++
5 37 (11.78%) Python
6 35 (11.15%) C
7 15 (4.78%) PHP
8 11 (3.50%) VBA
9 8 (2.55%) Objective-C
10 5 (1.59%) XQuery
10 5 (1.59%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.59%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.59%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.27%) Ruby
11 4 (1.27%) R
11 4 (1.27%) Apple Swift
12 3 (0.96%) Perl
13 2 (0.64%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.64%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (22.93%) CISSP
2 70 (22.29%) Degree
3 42 (13.38%) CISM
4 32 (10.19%) OSCP
5 25 (7.96%) CISA
6 18 (5.73%) CEH
7 17 (5.41%) OSCE
8 16 (5.10%) ISEB
9 14 (4.46%) CSSLP
10 12 (3.82%) Security Cleared
10 12 (3.82%) GWAPT
11 11 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (2.87%) GIAC
13 6 (1.91%) ISTQB
14 5 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 5 (1.59%) ISACA
14 5 (1.59%) PCI QSA
15 4 (1.27%) GPEN
16 3 (0.96%) SC Cleared
17 2 (0.64%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (22.61%) PCI DSS
2 51 (16.24%) QA
3 43 (13.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (4.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (2.55%) HIPAA
6 6 (1.91%) COBIT
7 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.32%) WCAG
8 1 (0.32%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (1.59%) vSphere
2 2 (0.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (5.41%) Nessus
2 9 (2.87%) CORE IMPACT
2 9 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.55%) AppDetective
4 7 (2.23%) WebInspect
5 4 (1.27%) StatsD
5 4 (1.27%) Ansible
5 4 (1.27%) Puppet
6 2 (0.64%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.32%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 38 (12.10%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.05%) HP
3 16 (5.10%) Oracle
4 11 (3.50%) IBM
5 8 (2.55%) Sun
5 8 (2.55%) Zend
6 6 (1.91%) F5
7 5 (1.59%) WorldPay
7 5 (1.59%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.59%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.27%) Adobe
8 4 (1.27%) Trustwave
8 4 (1.27%) New Relic
9 2 (0.64%) Google
9 2 (0.64%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (0.64%) Cisco
10 1 (0.32%) SAP
10 1 (0.32%) Citrix
10 1 (0.32%) Juniper
10 1 (0.32%) Red Hat
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Technology People UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Kainos
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
JWResource
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton, Parkway , Hampshire
PS Computer
Salary: £38k + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
Posted: 13 days ago